Introduction to Early Childhood Education / Edition 6

Introduction to Early Childhood Education / Edition 6

by Eva L. Essa
     
 

ISBN-10: 1428360530

ISBN-13: 9781428360532

Pub. Date: 01/01/2010

Publisher: Cengage Learning

The second edition of this outstanding book introduces students to the principles of early childhood education and care, blending theoretical and practical information in an easy-to-read manner. Expanded information on children from ages zero to eight is integrated throughout the book. Infant, toddler and afterschool caregivers and teachers will find significantly…  See more details below

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The second edition of this outstanding book introduces students to the principles of early childhood education and care, blending theoretical and practical information in an easy-to-read manner. Expanded information on children from ages zero to eight is integrated throughout the book. Infant, toddler and afterschool caregivers and teachers will find significantly more information specific to their specialty.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781428360532
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Series:
What's New in Early Childhood Series
Edition description:
Student
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: The Total Early Childhood Program1
Ch. 1The Scope of and Need for Early Childhood Education15
Ch. 2The Children41
Ch. 3The Families69
Ch. 4The Teachers93
Ch. 5Rationale Supporting Early Childhood Education121
Ch. 6Goals, Objectives, and Evaluation157
Ch. 7The Physical Environment185
Ch. 8Scheduling the Program and Curriculum Planning215
Ch. 9Creative Development Through the Curriculum245
Ch. 10Physical Development Through the Curriculum279
Ch. 11Cognitive Development Through the Curriculum313
Ch. 12Language Development Through the Curriculum343
Ch. 13Social Development Through the Curriculum373
Ch. 14Guiding Routines and Group Activities401
Ch. 15Guiding Social Behaviors439
Ch. 16Handling Problem Behaviors461
Ch. 17Helping Children Cope with Stress485

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